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Social Charity

Seminar conducted by Father Ferree, Chaminade High School, Mineola, L.I., N.Y., April 11, 12, 13, 1966.  Notes © 2003 Center for Economic and Social Justice

Introductory Talk

Every once in a while I get impressed with the way our sins catch up with us. So now we’ll make a few mistakes together! The subject that we are going to talk about today is on the frontiers of thought, so we can afford to make a few mistakes. We want to think about the subject together, rather than have me simply tell you what the subject is. In the letter of convocation that we had, there were a certain number of points outlined and today we want to talk about the notion of the social virtues, the history of the social virtues, the nature and significance of the social virtues, and social charity and the other social virtues in the practical order. We’ll do that in the two discussion periods.

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